10 Unique Scottish Dog Names Inspired by Geography

Scotland is a gorgeous country with scenic cities, stunning highlands and beautiful lakes. Edinburgh, the country's capital and second-largest city, was the hub of the Scottish Enlightenment of the 18th century. Glasgow, Scotland's largest city, was once one of the world's leading industrial cities and now lies at the centre of the Greater Glasgow conurbation. Aberdeen is the third-largest city in Scotland and Europe's oil capital. When coming up to dog names, you could consider one of these unique Scottish dog names inspired by those famous destinations.

Edinburgh: The capital city of Scotland. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament and the seat of the monarchy in Scotland.


Embra: Slang for Edinburgh.
Glasgow: The largest city in Scotland, a port city on the River Clyde in Scotland's western Lowlands. It's famed for its Victorian and art nouveau architecture, a rich legacy of the city's 18th–20th-century prosperity due to trade and shipbuilding.
Skye: Skye, or the Isle of Skye, is the largest and most northerly major island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. The island's peninsulas radiate from a mountainous centre dominated by the Cuillins, the rocky slopes of which provide some of the most dramatic mountain scenery in the country.
Andrews: St Andrews is a town on the east coast of Fife in Scotland. The town is home to the University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the English-speaking world and the oldest in Scotland. The town is named after Saint Andrew the Apostle, it is also known worldwide as the "home of golf."
Aberdeen: Scotland's third most populous city. Nicknames include the Granite City, the Grey City and the Silver City with the Golden Sands. The city has a long, sandy coastline and a marine climate, the latter resulting in chilly summers and mild winters.
Arran: Arran or the Isle of Arran, is the largest island in the Firth of Clyde and the seventh largest Scottish island. It is divided into highland and lowland areas by the Highland Boundary Fault and has been described as a "geologist's paradise."
Islay: The southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland. Known as "The Queen of the Hebrides."
Cuillin: The Cuillin is a range of rocky mountains located on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. The true Cuillin is also known as the Black Cuillin to distinguish it from the Red Cuilin across Glen Sligachan. The Red Cuilin hills are lower and, being less rocky, have fewer scrambles or climbs. The Cuillin is one of 40 National Scenic Areas in Scotland.
Lomond: Loch Lomond is a freshwater Scottish loch which crosses the Highland Boundary Fault. It is the largest inland stretch of water in Great Britain by surface area.

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